The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has called on long-serving ruler Yahya Jammeh to give up power peacefully, like former colonial power Britain did in 1965. Mr Barrow, a property developer, said he did not want to lead a nation that was not at "peace with itself". Mr Jammeh initially accepted defeat...
Media adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ikechukwu Eze has faulted a claim that the former president was pressured to concede defeat after he lost the last Presidential Election. The denial followed a report in which the former president was to have been persuaded to concede defeat at a meeting where ex-President...
Mr. Japheth Baidoo, Western Regional Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has urged party supporters and sympathisers not to be deterred by the electoral defeat, but work extra hard to make the party attractive. He noted that the results of the 2016 polls were not anticipated and some NDC...
Nigeria has confiscated 2.5 tonnes of "plastic rice" smuggled into the country by unscrupulous businessmen, the customs service says. Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice was intended to be sold in markets during the festive season. He said the rice was very sticky after it was boiled and...
Occupants of the Accra Financial Centre, which houses the Agricultural Development Bank (adb) were dealt a scare after parts of its 8- storey building caught fire Saturday morning. The damage was minor glasses broken and four floors reeking of smoke from the blaze. “what got burnt is the signage of the...
The outgoing Mahama-led government has approved a new allowance for national service personnel. They will now be paid 559.04, a jump from 350.00. This represents about more than 50 percent increment. A letter from the Ministry of Finance to the Executive Director of the National Service Scheme dated December...
President-elect, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and members of the ‘elephant family’ – the New Patriotic Party (NPP) –  yesterday, thanked the Lord for his mercies which kept them through the rugged campaign process to the final hour of victory in the 2016 general election. An elated Nana Addo pleaded for...
The President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo will today present his list of potential ministerial appointees to the national executive committee of the New Patriotic Party. This is the first time Nana Addo is meeting the party leadership following his victory in last week’s presidential elections. He has so far met the Greater Accra...
The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has sounded a note of caution to persons hoping to serve in his government with the sole aim of amassing wealth to look elsewhere. Addressing party members at Manchester in the United Kingdom, Nana Addo said: “If your goal in...
The outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt. Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey, has assured the 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the Church stands ready to partner with the NPP to build Ghana. Rev. Prof. Martey’s comments were in response to...